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MFIP BASIS - STATE-FUNDED CASH PORTION

ISSUE DATE: 12/2014

MFIP:
For MFIP basis of eligibility, see 0013.03 (MFIP Bases of Eligibility).

Assistance units are eligible for state-funded MFIP cash portion if the unit includes:

An eligible caregiver over age 60. These caregivers also meet Family Stabilization Services (FSS) eligibility.

OR

An eligible caregiver who is a victim of family violence. These caregivers also meet Family Stabilization Services (FSS) eligibility.

OR

An eligible minor caregiver without a high school diploma or GED and cooperating with an ES plan.

OR

An eligible 18- or 19-year old caregiver with no high school diploma or GED and who is cooperating with an ES plan that includes an education option. See 0012.06 (Requirements for Caregivers Under 20). An eligible 18- or 19- year old caregiver who is cooperating with an ES plan that includes a work option is eligible for federally-funded MFIP.

OR

Two eligible parents. To determine who should be included in the household, see 0014.03 (Determining the Assistance Unit), 0014.03.03 (Determining the Cash Assistance Unit), 0014.06 (Who Must Be Excluded From Assistance Unit).

OR

Households which contain 2 or more caregivers, where either:

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One caregiver is removed due to a post-60 month sanction or not meeting an extension category. (Fail the POST-60 REMOVAL person test on MFIP and are assigned a (J) membership code).

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One or more caregivers are disqualified due to failing FRAUD, MINOR LIVING ARRANGEMENT or SSN COOPERATION (assigned an (F) membership code on MFIP).

OR

Households who are receiving Family Stabilization Services. For the definition of Family Stabilization, see 0002.23 (Glossary: Fair Hearing...).


Also, certain non-citizens may be eligible for state-funded MFIP. See 0011.03 (Citizenship and Immigration Status).


DWP:

Eligible caregivers who qualify for Family Stabilization Services meet the unlikely to benefit criteria and should be converted to MFIP. See 0008.06.24 (DWP Conversion or Referral to MFIP). Also see 0002.23 (Glossary: Fair Hearing...) for the definition of Family Stabilization Services.


SNAP, MSA, GA, GRH:

No provisions.

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